The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 2010 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SharePoint 2010 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Rank 21 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.13% 1.79% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 10.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-9.39% +12.03%
SharePoint 2010
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.46% 17.86% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Average daily rate £400 £375 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +64.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £291 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £390 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.84 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.30% -55.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.84 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.67 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

SharePoint 2010
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint 2010 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SharePoint 2010
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Chester region.

SharePoint 2010 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SharePoint 2010
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint 2010 across the Chester region.

SharePoint 2010 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SharePoint 2010
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing SharePoint 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint 2010.

1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Project
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

SharePoint 2010
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing SharePoint 2010 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint 2010. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP